The 183,000-SF Milken Institute School of Public Health is comprised of individual classrooms, clad in acoustical bamboo panels, set back slightly from the building’s perimeter to allow for a layer of student activity and study space to overlook Washington Circle. The seven-story building is organized into two distinct halves— one for offices and administrative functions, and another for classrooms and student study areas. A large green roof, high performance ultra-clear glazing, energy-efficient chilled beam distribution, energy recovery, and innovative storm water management strategies allowed the project to achieve LEED Platinum certification. Payette served as Design Architect and Ayers Saint Gross served as Associate Architect.
Washington, DC, United States
AIA COTE Top Ten
AIA National, Honor Award - Interior Architecture
AIA DC Chapter, Honor Award
IIDA Northeast, Best Education Design
SCUP/AIA-CAE, Excellence in Architecture for New Building
USGBC National Capital Region Project of the Year: New Construction Award